[for-4.13] docs: adjust xen release cycle text
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Wei Liu Nov. 15, 2019, 2:27 p.m. UTC
Fix text about release cycle. Drop the conjured up example that's no
longer applicable.

Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>
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 docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc | 15 +++------------
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

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Jürgen Groß Nov. 15, 2019, 2:43 p.m. UTC | #1
On 15.11.19 15:27, Wei Liu wrote:
> Fix text about release cycle. Drop the conjured up example that's no
> longer applicable.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>

Reviewed-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>
Release-acked-by: Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>


Juergen
Jan Beulich Nov. 15, 2019, 2:44 p.m. UTC | #2
On 15.11.2019 15:27, Wei Liu wrote:
> Fix text about release cycle. Drop the conjured up example that's no
> longer applicable.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wei Liu <wl@xen.org>

FWIW
Acked-by: Jan Beulich <jbeulich@suse.com>

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diff --git a/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc b/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc
index d6abc90a02..e1aa1eda8f 100644
--- a/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc
+++ b/docs/process/xen-release-management.pandoc
@@ -15,12 +15,11 @@  that they can have an idea what to expect from the Release Manager.
 
 # Xen release cycle
 
-The Xen hypervisor project now releases twice a year, at the beginning of
-June and the beginning of December. The actual release date depends on a lot
-of factors.
+The Xen hypervisor project now releases every 8 months. The actual release date
+depends on a lot of factors.
 
 We can roughly divide one release into two periods. The development period
-and the freeze period. The former is 4 months long and the latter is about 2
+and the freeze period. The former is 6 months long and the latter is about 2
 months long.
 
 During development period, contributors submit patches to be reviewed and
@@ -34,14 +33,6 @@  During freeze period, the tree is closed for new features. Only bug fixes are
 accepted. This period can be shorter or longer than 2 months. If it ends up
 longer than 2 months, it eats into the next development period.
 
-Here is a conjured up example (use ```cal 2017``` to get an idea):
-
-* Development period: 2017 June 11 - 2017 September 29
-    * the "cut-off date" is 2017 September 29
-    * the "last posting date" is 2017 September 15
-* Freeze period: 2017 October 2 - 2017 December 7
-    * the anticipated release date is 2017 December 7
-
 # The different roles in a Xen release
 
 ## Release Manager